'''Leon Francis Riley, Jr.''' (August 24, 1932 – June 9, 2011), best known as '''Lee Riley''', was an American college and professional American football defensive back
. He played collegiately at the University of Detroit Mercy
, in the NFL for the Detroit Lions
, the Philadelphia Eagles
, and the New York Giants
and in the American Football League
for the New York Titans (football)|New York Titans
Lee Riley was raised in Schenectady, New York
where he attended St. Aloysius Academy (high school). He later attended St. Bonaventure University before transferring to the University of Detroit Mercy, where he played collegiate football. His father, Leon Riley|Leon Riley, Sr.
, played professional baseball
and briefly played in Major League Baseball
for the Philadelphia Phillies
during World War II before relocating to...